URE – George William
Beloved and loving husband of Ruth (67 years) and wonderful dad of David, Barb, Judy and Murray. Father-in-law to Linda (dec), Jennet, Michael, Owen and Kathryn. Much loved and respected by his grandchildren and their families: Kim, Alex, Lisa and Evelyn, Astan, Alan, Matthew, Amanda, Morgan and James, Chris and Amy, Adam, Stewart, Justin, Jenna, Tyler and Declan, Angus and Sophie.
A kind and caring man, George had a quick wit and a welcoming smile. His Christian faith, love of family and the Australian bush were central to his life.
In lieu of flowers, donations to Saint Andrews Hall building fund would be appreciated, envelopes available at the service.
The Service for George will also be live streamed, to view the live stream click here.
What a wonderful man and long time friend of Povall family. Uncle George as we all affectionately knew him, and Aunty Ruth and family tramped all over Australia with Mum and Dad. And for year on year Merimbula and Mallacoota were the favourited draw card. Fishing, swimming, boating, travel. Thank you for all those wonderful, once in a lifetime moments shared by best friends.March 1, 2021
Tributes to George are inevitably coloured by your relationship with him, your interaction, and when you knew him – as a young man, a father, a partner or a friend.
He could certainly be “determined”, a subject mentioned more than once during the heartfelt eulogy delivered with eloquence, love and only a few tears by his four children – David, Barbara, Judy and Murray.
I will always remember him as a man of great integrity with a precious gift – the ability to teach by example.
George taught bush lore, how to tie a hook that stayed on, how to read the water for sandbanks and shallows, how to play 500, how to drink Muscat and a myriad of other life lessons all generally delivered in his calm and considered way.
I will forever treasure him for his welcome, his total acceptance and unwavering support as a member of the family, given generously and without reservation for more than 35 years.
As an example of how to live, George William Ure set the bar high.March 5, 2021